Visa, Travel & Accommodation
Coming into Singapore
If you are a non-Singaporean or non-Singaporean Permanent Resident, you will need a valid passport and visa to enter Singapore. Depending on the purpose, the various visas you can apply for include: business, tourist, student, employment, medical, or social visit. You can apply via the Singapore Embassy located in your respective countries. A valid passport and three copies of recent passport-size photos must be submitted along with the appropriate application form to get a Singapore visa. The time to process your visa application can be as long as 6 weeks, so plan ahead.
For treatment-related travelling, you may request for a supporting letter from our doctors at ParkwayHealth Patient Assistance Centre (PPAC). Simply head over to PPAC website for prompt assistance.
Travelling within Singapore
If you are travelling by air, your point of entry will likely be Changi Airport. You may take a taxi ride from the airport. Approximate travel time by taxi is 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can travel by train. For your convenience, you should purchase an EZ-Link card at the station’s ticketing counters. Take the East-West Line train (the green line) from Changi Airport station, in the direction towards Tanah Merah station. Alight at Tanah Merah Station and transfer to the train going towards Joo Koon. Transfer again at City Hall station to the North-South Line (the red line) in the direction of Jurong East. Alight at Orchard station. Our medical centre is a 5-minute walk from the Orchard station. Approximate travel time by train is 60 minutes. Download the Singapore Mass Rail Transit (SMRT) network map for reference.
ParkwayHealth Patient Assistance Centre (PPAC) will be able to assist you in hotel / apartment booking after you are discharged from the hospital. Simply head over to PPAC website for prompt assistance.
Alternatively, you may consider checking in to one of the following accommodation options nearby, within walking distance to Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre: